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NEWS: RECORDING

Drummer Will Calhoun Pays Tribute to a Profound Influence on "Celebrating Elvin Jones" – Available Now on Motéma Music

Drummer Will Calhoun Pays Tribute to a  Profound Influence on "Celebrating Elvin Jones" –  Available Now on Motéma Music

Although he's best known as the hard-driving, groove-oriented drummer for the pioneering rock group Living Colour, Will Calhoun has played in a staggering variety of styles and traditions over the course of his eclectic career. Straight-ahead jazz, fusion, traditional African percussion, funk, hip-hop, and of course hard rock—Calhoun has explored them all, and he traces the ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Will Calhoun: Celebrating Elvin Jones

Read "Celebrating Elvin Jones" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Properly paying tribute to a figure like the late Elvin Jones is about more than aping a style of drumming and referencing songs; it's about acknowledging a specific life force, how it fueled the music, and how it lives on in those who Jones influenced on the bandstand, in the studio, and through his recorded work. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Miles Electric Band at SFJAZZ

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Miles Electric Band
SFJAZZ Center
San Francisco, CA
June 11, 2016

Since his death in 1991, one month after his final performance at the Hollywood Bowl, there has been a vacancy in the jazz trumpet chair. While many have risen as stars on the instrument, no one has quite matched Miles ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Miles Electric Band: Bitches Brew To Tutu At SFJAZZ

Read "Miles Electric Band: Bitches Brew To Tutu At SFJAZZ" reviewed by Walter Atkins

Miles Electric Band
SFJAZZ Center
Bitches Brew To Tutu
San Francisco, CA
June 11, 2016

As part of the expansive 34th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival, the cordial staff at SFJAZZ presented the outstanding Miles Electric Band in the spacious Miner Auditorium. Vincent Wilburn Jr., drummer and nephew of the ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

NYC Winter Jazzfest 2016

Read "NYC Winter Jazzfest 2016" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

NYC Winter Jazzfest
New York, NY
January 13-17, 2016

If you make the rounds in New York City on any night of the week, during any week of the year, there's always an abundance of quality jazz to hear. But when NYC Winter Jazzfest takes hold, the cup truly runneth over. This massive ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Miles Electric Band at SFJAZZ

Read "Miles Electric Band at SFJAZZ" reviewed by Harry S. Pariser

Miles Electric Band
SFJAZZ
San Francisco, CA
August 23, 2014

“This is not a ghost band--just a great group of musicians who loved playing with Miles and had admiration for the Chief." --Miles Electric Band leader Vincent Wilburn, Jr.

Many who first became interested in jazz in the ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Vision 19 Honors A New Generation Of Vision Artists

Vision 19 Honors A New Generation Of Vision Artists

Honoring a New Generation of Vision Artists. Music and Art calls each generation. The Vision continues with important younger artists like Mary Halvorson and Susan Alcorn and Fay Victor with Tyshawn Sorrey. There are a few excellent young musicians playing with Charles Gayle, like Shayna Dulberger, Ingrid Laubrock and Mazz Swift. Michael Wimberly has put together an eclectic group of younger and older musicians ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Dance At Vision Festival 19

Dance At Vision Festival 19

The Vision has included dance from the beginning, because the Music moves us. And bringing the arts together opens us up to hear and think and feel more… June 11: 7:00PM - 8:00PM - Charles Gayle Trio + Dance Miriam Parker will collaborate with the great Charles Gayle. Daniel Carter - reeds
Miriam Parker - dance
Charles ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Vision Festival 19 Celebrates Jeff Schlanger musicWitness Lifetime Of Achievement

Vision Festival 19 Celebrates Jeff Schlanger musicWitness Lifetime Of Achievement

Celebrating Jeff Schlanger musicWitness Lifetime Of Achievement on June 12th. Music as color, inked on paper shaped by the sounds blown across the page, Jeff Schlanger is the musicWitness, present where the music is. He is the visual improviser, transforming music into painting for decades, a witness to great music – Now we gladly acknowledge his lifetime of achievement. A New York City native, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Celebrating Ornette Coleman at the Painted Bride Art Center

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Denardo Coleman Group and Jamaaladeen Tacuma Band
The Painted Bride Art Center
Philadelphia, PA
March 21, 2014

This concert was the second in a series curated by saxophonist, band leader, and composer/arranger Bobby Zankel entitled “Still the New Thing" honoring three icons of avant- garde jazz: Cecil Taylor, Ornette Coleman, ...


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